Grading standards addressed, Spring Break still going forward
SOCIAL CIRCLE — The Social Circle Board of Education voted to approve a new student resource officer agreement for the coming school year, switching service to the Social Circle Police Department after several years with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office.
At this time of year in education, we generally think about the ending of a school year and all the events that come with that, especially graduation. Graduation is sometimes referred to as a commencement which really means a beginning or a new start. So for this article, I choose not to thi…
At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security. When former Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell made this statement, she probably did not realize how prophetic those words would become throughout our country and more recently in our schools. Who would have guessed 50 years ago …
January is typically a time of reflection and change but also a time of thankfulness for the opportunities we have been given. The opportunity I have as superintendent of Social Circle City Schools places me in a very important position, that of seeing student successes in many arenas. The p…
George Bernard Shaw once said that progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
What a great start we have had to the new school year at Social Circle City Schools! Numerous improvements come to mind, but highlighting the 2017 graduation rate for Social Circle High School seems most appropriate.
Social Circle City Schools is off and running as we begin the 2017-18 school year. Though it has been a quick summer, students and adults have both returned with an excitement and energy that is contagious.
As we near the end of another school year, it always helps to reflect on accomplishments and those lessons-learned. Next week we begin the EOC’s and EOG’s (End-of-Course and End-of-Grade standardized assessments) which many feel paint the picture of what a school system is, and though these…
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- Kemp not ordering mandatory curfew, business closures in Georgia
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- Monroe mayor bans gatherings of 10 or more
- WCSD addresses extended school closures
- SCCS issues response to school closure
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- Statewide shelter-in-place order coming
- Kemp says schools closed remainder of year
- Sheriff suspends jail visitation
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